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    Live Art Competition & Fundraiser!

    Starting at 5pm on Friday November 15, Studio 659 will be hosting a LIVE Art Competition and Fundraiser. Individuals and teams will have from 5pm-8pm to create a work of art. Canvas, paint, and basic art supplies will be provided. Participation is FREE and every participant gets a free Studio 659 tote bag or t-shirt. BUT we’re keeping the art!! A small jury will choose a winning canvas and award a $100 prize. All of the created pieces will be sold in the studio to raise money for more arts events in Whiting. Participants who want to keep their creations must pay $25 to leave with them.

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    An Arm & A Leg Call for Art

    *  Call for Art – An Arm & A Leg Join Studio 659 for our annual Awareness Exhibit Amputate. Sever. Truncate. Whatever you call it, sometimes it is necessary to lop off a body part. We lose pieces of ourselves to accidents and diseases, but we survive and adapt. This is a show to celebrate what we can overcome when we aren’t 100%. Eligibility and Fees: Open to artists of all ages, and art in any medium will be considered. Each artist may enter up to three pieces for consideration. All work must be completed within the last 2 years and not have been previously shown at Studio 659. All…

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    Wickedly Whiting and Wicked Good Fun

    Studio 659 and the Whiting Arts Council have an autumn full of art and creativity for the days when you aren’t out picking apples or carving pumpkins. As the fall colors come cascading into the landscape, it’s hard not to be inspired! On Thursday October 17, we’ll be open for Studio Night from 7-9pm. Studio Nights are open houses for artists and their fans to come discuss and create and share. We’ll have some supplies available, but feel free to bring your current projects and gear. Our only requests are that you support each other and clean up after yourselves. The opening reception for Bump In The Night will be Saturday…

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    Call for Art – Bump in the Night

    Join Studio 659 for our annual Halloween exhibit Eligibility and Fees: Open to artists of all ages, and art in any medium will be considered. Each artist may enter up to three pieces for consideration. All work must be completed within the last 2 years and not have been previously shown at Studio 659. All work should be connected to our theme of Halloween, the paranormal, and the spooky. We are a family-friendly gallery, so work should also not be too gory or violent. Members of Studio 659 may submit without fees. Non-members must pay a non-refundable $25 fee to be considered. Submissions: Due Friday, September 20, 2019, through e-mail…

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    Fairy Crowns at Pierogi Fest

    After some unexpected obstacles, we were able to make some pretty awesome Fairy Crowns on Saturday during Pierogi Fest. There are some more pre-made crowns in the Studio window. You can stop by and purchase one to take with you for $10. You can also purchase some of the remaining art from the Live Art Competition. The Whiting/Robertsdale Historical Society will be in the building on Sunday to talk about Al Odlivak, “Whiting’s Norman Rockwell”